Honey Adulteration – talk hosted by Plymouth BKA

To ‘kick-start’ 2023, your Plymouth BKA Committee have arranged an ‘in person’ meeting, inviting Gerry Stuart to give a talk on Honey Adulteration.
The meeting will take place on Tuesday 10th January, 2023.
At the St. Budeaux Church Community Hall, The Gree, Higher St. Budeaux, Plymouth PL5 2HN (same place as the Honey Show)
Timing: Doors open from 7 pm. with the talk starting at 7.30 pm.
Friends and family are always welcome and we will be extending an invitation to Tavistock and South Hams branches.
As always, tea, coffee and cake will be available together with a raffle.
Please do support this if you are able.

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Basic and Improvers course .

Preparation for taking the BBKA Basic assessment course and ‘improvers’ course starts 10th January 2023.
Contact Danny or Kelly Spence for further details – email, danspence@live.co.uk

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January 18th. Quiz Night 2023

18th January, Save the date for our quiz night! members and their partners are welcome with a range of questions and puzzles to suit all. Teams of up to 6, with a c£25 prize. bar service all evening offering a range of soft drinks and alcoholic beverages and bring & share food. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible.

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Beginners course 2023

Mark Gibbons is once again running our beginners class . Contact Mark for further details – mark@gibbons-art.co.uk or click on the link from the front page of this website.

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Martyn Williams – Best Beginner in Devon

Martyn Williams achieved the best score in the BBKA Basic Assessment for the whole of Devon. This is the second year running that a Tavistock member has achieved this success. martyn wins a skep from BBKA. Well done to our Basic Trainers, Danny and Kelly Spence.

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Honey bees in the heat wave

Water – Ventilation – Shade The experts are predicting an unprecedented heatwave next week; how will our bees cope?In the wild, the colony inside a hollow tree will be protected from the direct sun by the canopy of leaves.  As water evaporates from the leaves it cools the tree, so the

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